Senior Manager - Operations - Genomics

5 - 7 years experience  •  Biotech/Pharma

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Princeton, NJ
5 - 7 years experience
Biotech/Pharma
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Job Overview

Exciting opportunity to join our global Genomics team in Redmond, WA!



If you have experience in Genomics, Next Generation Sequencing and demonstrated leadership ability, this is an excellent opportunity to grow your career with a global leader in a very visible role.



Experience in quality regulated CAP and/or CLIA environments a plus.



Relocation Assistance Available!



The Senior Laboratory Manager - Operations/Genomics will be responsible for overseeing, directing, and prioritizing the daily activities of a high throughput genomics laboratory and the assigned staff. He/She will be responsible for improving lab efficiency and streamlining the operational processes to increase productivity for meeting turn-around-time for projects. He/She will help to set and monitor key performance indicators to proactively ensure excellence of the operations. The suitable candidate will work with the internal development team to implement new assays into the production laboratory. He/She will monitor operations of all genomic platforms-NGS, Arrays, qPCR, NanoString, and digital PCR etc. as well as automated liquid handlers and other key lab instrumentation. He/She will communicate with Project Managers and the Senior Leadership team on technical issues, progress of projects, analyses of the operational problems, identification of solutions, and implementing corrective actions. He/She will play a key role in motivating, hiring, developing and retaining excellent laboratory staff.

Cross Functional:

Senior Laboratory Manager will work together with QA, IT, Materials, Bio-informatics and other support groups as part of project teams.

Required Qualifications:

• Higher education degree in Genetics, Molecular Biology, Chemistry or related discipline.

• Minimum of 5 years of laboratory experience.

• Minimum of 3 years’ experience with laboratory management.

• Attention to detail, strong analytical skills and ability to work under pressure.

• Proven technical expertise on high throughput genomic assays with substantial experience in Next Generation Sequencing/Microarray platforms.

• Familiarity with liquid handling robots

• Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

• Clear competency leading, building and motivating a team.

• Successful multitasking and prioritizing.

• Passion for Genomics.

• Work background in quality regulated CAP and/or CLIA environments will be a plus.

Education/Qualifications

RequiredQualifications:

• Higher education degree in Genetics, Molecular Biology, Chemistry or related discipline.

• Minimum of 5 years of laboratory experience.

• Minimum of 3 years’ experience with laboratory management.

• Attention to detail, strong analytical skills and ability to work under pressure.

• Proven technical expertise on high throughput genomic assays with substantial experience in Next Generation Sequencing/Microarray platforms.

• Familiarity with liquid handling robots

• Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

• Clear competency leading, building and motivating a team.

• Successful multitasking and prioritizing.

• Passion for Genomics.

• Work background in quality regulated CAP and/or CLIA environments will be a plus.

Experience

• Minimum of 5 years of laboratory experience.

• Minimum of 3 years’ experience with laboratory management.

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